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  Black Friday starts early - Fanatical launches big sale on Steam gamesBlack Friday starts early - Fanatical launches big sale on Steam games
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]



Monday, November 19th, 2018 - 8am PST / 11am EST / 4pm GMT - If you’re looking for a Black Friday bargain, it’s time to fill your virtual bag with a huge array of Steam keys at low prices from one of the world’s leading digital retailers.

Fanatical ( has today launched its Black Friday Sale, featuring 1,500 discounted Steam games on day one and over 2,000 deals landing across the week-long event. With up to 91% off, you’ll be able to save big on some of 2018’s best AAA and indie titles, as well as jam-packed bundles and popular PC games.

Become the famous Caped Crusader and make Gotham City your playground in the action-adventure Batman: Arkham Knight (-75), hunt down gigantic monsters in the New World and craft armor from your fallen foes in the award-winning Monster Hunter: World (-26%), and expand your empire while going head-to-head with history’s greatest leaders in turn-based strategy Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (-75%).

Fan of survival horrors? Newcomers and veterans of the Resident Evil franchise can save big on a number of games from the series, including the terrifying first-person RESIDENT EVIL 7 biohazard Gold Edition (-45%) - including all Season Pass content - as well as the Resident Evil 4 & 5 Gold Pack (-77%), featuring the HD Ultimate Edition of Resident Evil 4 and the Gold Edition of Resident Evil 5!

The hunt for the notorious terrorist Vladimir Makarov continues in the action-shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle (-50%) including all DLC packs on top of an explosive, award-winning single-player and multiplayer title. Or why not hunt down a legendary witch queen hellbent on resurrecting her evil army of giant scorpions at flesh-eating mummies in action co-op Strange Brigade (-40%).

Also included in the Black Friday Sale is the recently released HITMAN 2 (-15%), where you must take on the role of master assassin Agent 47 and travel to exotic locations to eliminate targets in unique sandbox designed levels. Lead your army into battle and decide the fate of the Great Vortex in fantasy strategy Total War: WARHAMMER II (-37%) and witness the climatic end to Talion and Celebrimbor’s journey in the open-world RPG Middle-earth: Shadow of War - Definitive Edition (-60%), which includes the base game and all expansions.

As if these awesome prices weren’t enough, Fanatical is giving you the chance to save an extra 10% off sale prices by using the BLACKFRIDAY10 discount coupon. In addition to this great discount, you’ll also receive an email coupon for 15% off your next purchase when you buy any game from the sale - hurry as this offer ends on November 30th at 11:59pm (GMT).

Shouting it loud and proud from the rooftops, every single Steam key available on the Fanatical Store is officially licensed, which means that you help the developers behind these games each time that you buy.

Don’t go grey this Black Friday - be sure to buy officially licensed Steam keys, responsibly sourced by Fanatical. Please note, the email coupon and BLACKFRIDAY10 coupon cannot be used in the same transaction.



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About Fanatical

Fanatical is a popular global e-commerce platform which retails over 5,000 officially licensed PC games with pride and passion. We originally launched under the Bundle Stars brand name, going live in 2012 and serving our one millionth customer in 2017. Bundle Stars was rebranded as Fanatical in November 2017, reflecting our growing catalogue of AAA games. Unbeatable customer service and trust is a cornerstone of Fanatical’s business ethics, earning us a 5 out of 5 rating for customer service on the independent consumer review service, Trustpilot. Operated by independently-owned Focus Multimedia Limited, Fanatical is run by a team of passionate gamers in Staffordshire, England. For more information, please visit